Skip Hire FAQs
Q: How much will it cost to hire a skip?
A: The price will depend on the size of skip you require and your postcode area. To get a price fast call 0800 169 1243
Q: Will I need a permit for my skip?
A: You will only need a permit if the skip will be situated on a public highway and we will arrange it for you. If it is on private property you won’t need one. Click here for further information on permits
Q: Will I need lights on my skip?
A: If your skip is to be placed on a public highway (which includes pavements, roads and verges) it is a legal requirement that the skip is illuminated over night for safety. We can provide special, hard wearing, self illuminating lights at a flat rate of £24 for the duration of your skip hire. Click here for further information on lights
Q: How much will the skip weigh when I fill it so I can find a suitable place to put it?
A: 4yd to 16yd skips can weigh a maximum of 8 tonne; 20yd and 40yd can weigh a maximum of 15 tonne. Read more about our skip size & specifications
Q: How do I know what size/type of skip I will need?
A: Our trained operatives will talk to you about your specific requirements and they will be able to determine the type of skip you need.
Q: What kind of waste can I put in a skip?
A: All kinds of general waste can be put in a skip. You cannot put in food waste, electrical items or hazardous waste such as asbestos, chemicals, oils or fridges, but please call us on 0800 169 1243 if you are unsure and need some advice.
Q: How long will it take to get a skip delivered to me?
A: We can have a skip to you on the day of ordering if necessary.
Q: When will the skip be collected?
A: We will collect the skip at a time that suits you. Just give us a call on 0800 169 1243 and we will arrange collection.
Q: How long can I keep the skip?
A: The skip hire lasts for 7 days but you can keep it for longer at a charge of £12 per week. Just call us on 0800 169 1243 to extend your hire period.